Kulgam buries 7th civilian; Kashmir observes shutdown, train service suspended

Kulgam buries 7th civilian; Kashmir observes shutdown, train service suspended
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Srinagar, Oct 22: Javid Ahmad Lone, who was among seven civilians killed in Kulgam, was buried at Hawoora, his native village in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Monday morning.

Javid was identified late on Sunday and his body remained in the mortuary for several hours before his family identified him.

Reports reaching GNS said that thousands of people attended Javid’s funeral early on Monday.

Javid was among seven persons who were killed in a blast post a gunfight at Laroo in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district in which three local militants were killed.

Meanwhile, Kashmir observed complete shutdown against the killings.

Shops and business establishments are closed while schools colleges and other educational institutions are shut. Transport both public and private was largely off the roads and train service in Kashmir also remained suspended.